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Snuff box: PER.M.354 & A-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Oval, wood box, the lid inlaid with a basket of flowers

Wood, coloured and inlaid; the underside of the lid fitted with a mirror. Oval with straight sides. The top of the flat pull-off lid depicting a basket of flowers and leaves, including campanulas. The sides with vertical light and dark stripes.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.0 cm
Length: 6.1 cm
Width: 12.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


18th Century, Late-19th Century, Mid#
1780 CE - 1850 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Box composed of wood
Decoration composed of wood
Mirror composed of glass

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.354 & A-1923
Primary reference Number: 150641
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 10 August 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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